In view of the forthcoming assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, the BJP has formulated a comprehensive plan to woo the small backward castes in the Dravidian state, as part of efforts to counter the image of a high caste-dominated party in the Hindi region. . (File photo) Modi will come on a day-long visit to Puducherry on Thursday to unveil various sponsored projects at a function via video conference at the convention center at JIPMER. He will then leave for Lospet to address a public meeting organized by the local unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the context of the upcoming assembly elections. This will be Modi’s second visit here. He visited on 25 February 2018 to participate in the Golden Jubilee of the formation of the Auroville International Project. All schools in UT have been ordered to be closed for the day in view of traffic diversion for the Prime Minister’s visit.